Ep. 3 — Patrick Collison, CEO of Stripe

Published: Jul 21 2020

In the third episode of The Torch of Progress, we sit down with Patrick Collison, the co-founder and CEO of Stripe. We discuss progress studies, his perspective on the sciences, Effective Altruism, on being a self-described 'fallibilist,' and the entrepreneurial mindset.

Key Topics:

- The rate of scientific progress and whether it's slowing down.

- Progress Studies at large and Patrick's views on Effective Altruism

- On being a self-described 'fallibilist' and the entrepreneurial mindset.

- Q&A from students and attendees, and much more.